How to master your sense of smell - Alexandra Horowitz
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Is there really more to be said about slowing down to “smell the roses?” Dos this really help you learn to smell better? This article and podcast might give you some more answers: Stop and smell the coffee: Olfactory stimulation might increase your sense of smell.
Find out more about the human sense of smell in the “Smell Report.” What is more of the science behind smell? Here are a few resources: The Science of Smell: How the Most Direct of Our Senses Works, The science of scent, and Psychology’s Today collection of The Science of Smell.
Can people have smell disorders? The answer is yes. That really stinks! Learn more about smell disorders, what they involve, and where help can be found by visiting this page. What would it be like to go through life with no sense of smell? Find out from NPR: With No Sense Of Smell, The World Can Be A Grayer, Scarier Place. This article will also give you more insight into this issue: The Nose That Never Knows.
Interested in discovering other smelly things to think about: Why Can't We Smell Things When It's Cold?, Why Smell is the Most Powerful Sense! , How Smells Trigger Memories, and How Many Smells Can You Smell? Who “nose” what you may learn.
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